In ancient times the village people of the Baltic Region believed that anything that was Obvara fired had magical powers. Dishes fired using the "Magic Obvara Brew" always provided enough food. It is my hope that these banks, if fed daily, will also provide enough. Eastern European firing technique believed to have magic and always provide enough. 6"tall x 6.5" wide 8" from front to back This bank does not have a plug to open it. You must turn it upside down and shake it or break it. What a way to make sure you save!